Enough is enough. The Senate can no longer hide behind arcane procedure as families & communities suffer. If we have to amend or abolish the 60-vote rule to do it, then that’s what we must do. America deserves action. Now.
Senate Republicans are threatening to block critical nominees with broad law enforcement support because they claim Senate Judiciary Committee Rule IV wasn’t followed. Remember when Republicans didn’t seem to mind Rule IV violations so much?
Senate Republicans ousted him as their majority leader, but could colleagues remove Sen. Gene Suellentrop from his seat entirely? We found the Senate rule that outlines how it could happen.
I’m not going to let an antiquated Senate rule undermine the foundation of our democracy. You cannot filibuster Americans’ right to vote.
All over the world, those living under oppressive regimes look to us. They look to us because we have a rule of law. Because in America, no one is above that law. To my Senate colleagues, I implore you: Give America a fair trial. She's worth it.
On the same day: - Two prosecutors have resigned from the DOJ to protest the administration’s intervention to lighten the sentence of one of Trump’s accomplices - The Senate GOP blocked votes on three bills to secure our elections The rule of law & our democracy are in crisis.